|Date of birth||18 March 1981|
|Place of birth||Bucharest, Romania|
|Height||1.82 m (5 ft 11 1⁄2 in)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
Chihaia debuted at Sportul Studenţesc Bucureşti. He later moved to FC Naţional Bucureşti and FC Dinamo Bucureşti. During the summer of 2006 he was traded to CFR Cluj for the price of 300,000 euros. He also played 2 matches for Dinamo Bucureşti in the 2005–06 UEFA Cup. He transferred to CS Otopeni in the summer break of 2008.
- "Aşchia nu sare departe de trunchi! TOP 10 perechi tată-fiu care au scris istorie pentru fotbalul românesc" [The splinter does not fall far from the tree! TOP 10 father-son pairs who have written history for Romanian football] (in Romanian). prosport.ro. Retrieved 29 October 2017.
- "Blondul din „Gașca nebună"" [The blonde from the "Crazy Gang"] (in Romanian). studentpress.ro. Retrieved 29 October 2017.
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